How does ShareCover work if I rent my home under a lease?

ShareCover is available to people who rent their property under a lease, and don’t own the property. However, there are certain key conditions that apply if you purchase ShareCover for the property you rent out under a lease: You must obtain written consent from the property owner. We'll ask for a copy of this if you…

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Do I need landlord permission to use sharing economy platforms like Airbnb, Stayz & TripAdvisor?

Advice on landlord permission, and communicating with your landlord more generally, varies across sharing economy platforms - see their individual websites for details. Airbnb, for example, provide their own guidance on how to talk with your landlord or property owner about using their platform. However, having your landlord’s permission doesn’t necessarily constitute cover for property…

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How short is short-term renting? Can I rent my place for the weekend?

Many sharing economy platforms like Airbnb, Stayz, TripAdvisor, FlipKey, Booking.com, HomeAway, and L'Abode, enable you to rent your space for as little as one or two nights. Longer-term rentals - for weeks or months - are also possible on some platforms. To get more information about the minimum and maximum durations you can rent your property…

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Which sharing economy platforms can I get ShareCover for?

ShareCover is only available to you if your property is listed on and booked through a recognised platform. Such “recognised platforms” include (but are not limited to) Airbnb, Stayz, TripAdvisor, FlipKey, Booking.com, HomeAway, and L'Abode. For full details on what constitutes a “recognised platform”, please consult our Product Disclosure Statement. And if you're unsure, or would…

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What happens if I also have a security deposit?

The decision to charge a security deposit to guests is up to you. ShareCover does not require that policyholders have a security deposit on their property listing. And having a security deposit on your property listing does not affect how you claim with ShareCover. Many recognised sharing economy platforms like Airbnb, Stayz, or TripAdvisor offer hosts…

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